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Unafraid
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Unafraid
A Novel of the Possible
Edition: Unabridged
Creators: Jeff Golden, Malcolm Hillgartner
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Imprint: Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC
Pub. date: 08/05/2011
Lib. SRP: 49.95 USD
Ret. SRP: 22.95 USD
Format: OverDrive WMA Audiobook
ISBN: 9781441733399
DRM Level: Windows Media DRM
Min. Version: OverDrive app 1.0 / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
File size: 169779 KB
Duration: 11:48:49
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   Fiction, Literature
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Short Description:
   

Two dates burn fiercely in the memory of millions of Americans: November 22, 1963, and September 11, 2001. These two tragedies bracket Unafraid, a story grounded in a simple question: What if the fatal bullet fired on that sunny Dallas afternoon had veered three inches off target? Unafraid lays out a compelling answer, rich with the public adventures and private dramas of twentieth-century icons—from J. Edgar Hoover to the Beatles—played out on a transformed world stage. At the center of this parallel history is a leader who blows the sides out of conventional politics with the simple belief that the primary reason idealistic goals are "impossible" to achieve is that we have needlessly decided that they are. With a tiny imaginary spin of history's wheel, Unafraid opens the gates to an America of realistic hope and possibility.

Full Description:
   

Two dates burn fiercely in the memory of millions of Americans: November 22, 1963, and September 11, 2001. These two tragedies bracket Unafraid, a story grounded in a simple question: What if the fatal bullet fired on that sunny Dallas afternoon had veered three inches off target? Unafraid lays out a compelling answer, rich with the public adventures and private dramas of twentieth-century icons—from J. Edgar Hoover to the Beatles—played out on a transformed world stage. At the center of this parallel history is a leader who blows the sides out of conventional politics with the simple belief that the primary reason idealistic goals are "impossible" to achieve is that we have needlessly decided that they are. With a tiny imaginary spin of history's wheel, Unafraid opens the gates to an America of realistic hope and possibility.

Reviews:
  Neale Donald Walsch, author of the bestselling Conversations with God series
      "What an exciting, clever, imaginative book! And more, what an insightful, important one. This is the Great Read you've been looking for."
Creator Marketing:
  Jeff Golden     
     

JEFF GOLDEN's migration from the halls of Harvard to the backwoods of Oregon was chronicled in the book Watermelon Summer. He has built homes, farmed, logged, guided river adventures, and served as a county commissioner, mediator, columnist, and public broadcasting producer and talk show host. He was Oregon's first nominee for the JFK Profile in Courage Award.

  Malcolm Hillgartner     
     

MALCOLM HILLGARTNER is an actor, author, playwright, and professional narrator. Under the name Jahnna N. Malcolm, he and his wife, Jahnna Beecham, have written over one hundred books for young readers; their musicals have played in theaters across America. His audiobook credits include works by Dean Koontz, Nelson Algren, and William F. Buckley Jr.

OverDrive WMA Audiobook (OAB) Rights:
  Burning to disk permitted
  Transfer permitted to compatible devices
     Transfer to iPod®/Apple® device permitted
  Public performance not permitted
  File sharing not permitted
  Peer-to-peer usage not permitted
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